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The Best of Underground Rap Music

The Best of Underground Rap Music

November 8, 2019

Underground rap music is music that is lesser-known than the music that is usually heard on the radio and television. It's an interesting genre with tons of hidden talent within the rap community and many artists might surprise you; from LoFi to screamo, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Bel...

Meet BVNK$

Meet BVNK$

Caleb Pogorzelski, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Damien Banks (12), is a student at WCHS who goes by BVNK$ in the music scene. He is a small-time artist and doesn't have that much music out, but he has a unique flow, good lyrics, and messages in his songs. I was able to talk to him this week and ask him a few questions. I started off by asking ...

Sweet Honey Singing

Sweet Honey Singing

September 26, 2019

The Honeybees Acapella Group is a group of all-girl singers that come together once a week for rehearsal and have performances throughout the year. "I want to get them more gigs in general. Last year we just performed at the concert," said Mr. Strickland. Strickland is back teaching choir at ...

WCHS Choir Brings Broadway to the Bluegrass

WCHS Choir Brings Broadway to the Bluegrass

September 26, 2019

The WCHS Choir brought the bright lights of Broadway to Versailles. For this fall’s choir concert, the students performed songs from musicals. The concert was a compilation of solo songs and choral music. “There are so many different numbers coming together,” said Luc Vandenbroek (9). Vandenbroe...

Inaugural Railbird Music Festival

Inaugural Railbird Music Festival

September 20, 2019

According to Railbird Festival’s website, “A Railbird is a horse racing enthusiast known for sticking close to the action, hanging on the rail as each contender comes barreling down the track.” During Keeneland’s first ever music festival, the 30,000 participants flocked around the stages of...

Flashback to “Yesterday”

Flashback to “Yesterday”

Emma Duggan, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2019

When going to the movies have you ever thought of experiencing the life of Queen, Elton John, and the world without the Beatles? While interviewing students I learned how important these bands and singers truly are to society.  In the movies Yesterday, Bohemian Rhapsody, and Rocketman we see how the...

A Life of Music

A Life of Music

May 7, 2019

What exactly is CKYO? The Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra (CKYO) is an organization that provides musical opportunities for students of all experience levels. Each year, hundreds of students throughout Central Kentucky audition, but only about 400 students are accepted. These members include Elementary,...

Percussion: The Heart of the Band

Percussion: The Heart of the Band

May 7, 2019

The Woodford County High School Marching Band is something that many people enjoy participating in and watching. I believe that percussion in the marching band is the most important when it comes to the sound of the whole band itself. So, I'm going to ask drummers Nick Jackson (9) and Travis McMurry...

“dont smile at me” If You Don’t Like Billie Eilish

“dont smile at me” If You Don’t Like Billie Eilish

Delaney Enlow, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019

Most people at the age of 14 are going to football games or worried about their social status. And then there's Billie Eilish, who went viral with her first single at the age of 14. She is homeschooled by a very artistic family and writes and produces her music with her brother, Finneas O’Connell. T...

Blackbird Dance Theatre Presents: End of the World/ Bricolage

Blackbird Dance Theatre Presents: End of the World/ Bricolage

Chap Hollin, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2019

"And so it goes... The story of the world. The Iron Age of tragic life. When will we learn to say I love you before the world ends... Tell your sweetheart you love them, give your brother a hug, tell your truth, and never give up hope. Right until the very end."   Performance Informa...

African American Grand Finale Ball

February 4, 2019

The African American Grand Finale ball is a place where people go to celebrate the afterlife of African American history makers and/or singers. Two very intelligent women made this ball happen for all, as a fundraiser, but also for all to enjoy and learn. My first time going, was, unfortunately, their...

High School Choirs Shares Holiday Cheer For All To Hear

High School Choirs Shares Holiday Cheer For All To Hear

December 14, 2018

On December 4th, 2018, the Woodford County High School's choirs and acapella groups put on their annual winter concert at First Baptist Church. This was Choir Director Taylor Strickland's first concert at Woodford County, and he definitely wowed the audience with his choice in music and amazing teachin...

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